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Earthquakes in Ohio

Recent Seismic Events in Ohio


The Ohio Seismic Network continuously monitors and records earthquake activity in the state. When new seismic events are recorded, they are added to the earthquake database. 

DATE DESCRIPTION SEISMOGRAM
October 15, 2020

OhioSeis detected a small earthquake near the city of Fairview, Ohio, about 18 miles west of St. Clairsville. There were no felt reports for this event. 

Origin Time: 2:53:11.7 PM EDT
Location (lat/long): 40.0440, -81.232
Depth: 5.0 KM
Magnitude: 1.8 ML

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October 8, 2020

OhioSeis detected a small earthquake near the city of Pinkerman, Ohio, about 15 miles northeast of Portsmouth. There were no felt reports for this event. 

Origin Time: 3:50:51.1 AM EDT
Location (lat/long): 38.821, -82.770 
Depth: 11.0 KM
Magnitude: 2.3 ML



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August 23, 2020

OhioSeis detected a small earthquake on Sunday evening. The earthquake was located southeast of Portsmouth, Ohio. There were no felt reports for this event. 

Origin Time: 6:17:43.7 PM EDT
Location (lat/long): 38.664, -82.805
Depth: 16.7 KM
Magnitude: 1.5 ML

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